Mar 5, 2014 4:00am PST
as senior v-p of finance. he's also had stints at nokia simens, xerox, and general motors. the ceo of ge is putting his money where his mouth is...jeff immelt is showing his confidence in the company by investing his entire 2013 bonus in ge stock. he purchased nearly 104,000 shares. paying $2.6 million.. immelt tells shareholders: i believe in ge. ge stock currently trades around $25 dollars. rising 2% on immelts move.. in our cover story, the supreme court expands federal protections for whistleblowers. after the enron scandal, employees of public companies were protected from retaliation, including firing if they blew the whistle on activities that could jeorpardize investor holdings. now, employees of private companies working on behalf of a public company have those same safeguards. the supreme court ruled that two employees of fidelity investments, america's 23rd largest private company, were passed over for promotion, and threatened with charges of insubordination for alerting supervisors of improper accounting practices involving fidelity's mutual funds--it's public companies.